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Regimental number857
Place of birthWallington, Surrey, England
SchoolChurch of England School
Age on arrival in Australia20
ReligionChurch of England
AddressBox 19, c/o Mrs T Weir, Moss Vale, Leongatha, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs A E Johnson, 71 Manor Road, Wallington, Surrey, England
Previous military serviceTerritorial Force in England
Enlistment date20 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, H Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A24 Benalla on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 1 October 1916
Place of death or woundingYpres, Belgium
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialWhite House Cemetery (Plot III, Row S, Grave No. 23), St. Jean-les-Ypres, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas Charles and Annie ELizabeth JOHNSON, 76 Manor Road, Wallington, Surrey, England
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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